De Hostos Echo, November - December, 1975
De Hostos Echo is the Hostos Community College bilingual newspaper. This November/December 1975 issue features stories on mass demonstrations to save the school from closure in order to deal with budget cuts. Stories also include tips for student success at the school, student election news, and editorials contextualizing the struggles happening at Hostos within a broader set of issues for CUNY community colleges.
In 1975, in response to the New York City fiscal crisis, Hostos Community College was slated to merge with Bronx Community College in order to dramatically cut spending. It was this threat that led to the second iteration of organizing to save Hostos. Determined to preserve Hostos for the South Bronx as a place for students to pursue a bilingual higher education, students, faculty, and community groups joined forces to keep Hostos open for the community.
Creator | De Hostos Echo
Date Created | November 1975
Rights | Obtain From De Hostos Echo
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | De Hostos Echo, “De Hostos Echo, November - December, 1975,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed June 28, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/4232.